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Where Does the Power of the Narcissist Lie?

I have talked to many Christian women who have had to deal with Narcissistic boyfriends and husbands. One thing stands out:  Even though they realize they are dealing with someone who truly never loved them, and used them to get whatever he/she wanted at their expense, it still seems to yield them powerless to change the situation. Many who should have divorced never did and have lived miserable lives, filled with regret, but seemingly powerless to do anything about it. Many who have the same type of boyfriend find out after they are married just how miserable life can be with a Narcissist. Some can be very charming in the beginning and able to cover the chink in their armor. So where does the Narcissist get all his/her power from?

REMEMBER THIS: 
It is always all about them and how they feel, what their needs are, and how you disappoint or hurt them. They cannot accept their imperfections as they are only concerned with yours! They cannot deal with their sins...it is always somebody el…

Then Comes The Awakening

Today I got up real early. I got coffee at Starbucks and a blueberry muffin at the store. I haven't had one of those in a long time and I took it to a park to savor it while I watched the ducks. The sun was beautiful after a night's rain and the smell in the air was just refreshing. I had a lot on my mind and I was looking for a time of prayer and quite...well God had other ideas...
After I arrived I saw a young woman with her children in the play area but she was just sitting on a swing with her head down. The kids were telling mommy to feel better. When she came over to the pavilion with the kids I noticed her left cheek was really red and the beginning of a black eye. She had a distant faraway look about her. I told her it looked like she tied into a tiger and it wouldn't let go. Embarrassed, she looked at me and laughed and then tears welled up in her eyes. I asked her if I could help I told that I used to be a family counselor and pastor. She said no one could help her…